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[Non-YCLA Event] Chang Rae Lee ’87 at the Beverly Hills Lit Escape

The Beverly Hills Literary Escape is an exciting weekend of unique events designed for the discerning reader. Offering insider access to the country's most sought after authors amid the luxury of Beverly Hills, BHLE presents an intersection of literary culture and entertainment filled with great food, wine and, of course, books. Akin to European cafe culture and the days of the Algonquin Round Table, The Beverly Hills Literary Escape gives participants "green room" VIP access to leading authors in intimate settings and trendy venues.
 
Chang-Rae Lee, Yale '87, will speak on Saturday, October 18th. View the rest of the program here: http://www.literaryaffairs.net/bhle2014-program/  
 
Chang-rae Lee is the author of the novels Native Speaker (1995), A Gesture Life (1999), Aloft (2004), The Surrendered, which in 2011 won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize and was a Pulitzer Prize finalist, and most recently, On Such A Full Sea (January 2014).
 
His other awards and citations include the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award, the American Book Award, the Barnes & Noble Discover Award, ALA Notable Book of the Year Award, the Anisfield-Wolf Literary Award, the Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award, and the NAIBA Book Award for Fiction. He has also has also written stories and articles for The New Yorker, The New York Times, Granta, Conde Nast Traveler, Food & Wine, and many other publications. In 2000 he was named by The New Yorker as one of the 20 Writers for the 21st Century.
 
He has been awarded fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and The American Academy in Rome.
 
Chang-rae Lee was born in Seoul, Korea and emigrated to the United States when he was three. He was educated at Phillips Exeter Academy, Yale, and the University of Oregon. He is Professor in the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University as well as a Shinhan Distinguished Visiting Professor at Yonsei University.
 
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